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(23 Recipes) Created by NAPLESNANCY

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Cocoa Crusted Pork Tenderloin
Very Good 4.0/5
(195 ratings)

This dish inspired by Costa Rican spices seems exotic, but it uses spices and ingredients you already have around the house: coffee, cocoa and cinnamon. You'll wonder why you've been relegating these flavorings to dessert!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 13.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 33.7g | Calories: 264
Slow Cooker Pork with Greens and Beans
Very Good 4.4/5
(182 ratings)

My kids never complain about eating both beans and greens in one meal when they're served alongside rich, slow-cooked pork.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.7g | Fat: 15.6g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 25.9g | Calories: 285.9
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Caribbean style Black Beans and ham dinner, served over brown rice

Submitted by CATLADY52

Carbs: 11g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 7.5g | Calories: 84
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

My mother is from Brasil (and she spells it with an "S"), so I grew up on this dish. She says that the real, good stuff has Portuguese sausage (linguica), bacon, and fresh pork as well as the ham-hocks. But when she got to the states linguica wasn't easy to be found, so she used pepperoni. Anyway, this recipe is how she made it for us.

NOTE: I prefer smoked ham shanks, which taste the same but have more meat and less fat (the hocks have the skin on, shanks don't). Mom would leave the skin from the ham-hocks floating around in the beans so you could eat that too, but I think that's just nasty.
OR you could use a ham bone—leftover from a nice ham (like at Christmas time or something)—to flavor your beans.

This is just a basic, simple recipe. I've seen recipes that use a cup or so of orange juice; recipes that add sauteed onions and garlic at the end (instead of using dried onion); even recipes that add bell peppers and other veggies.

Submitted by LORALEE15

Carbs: 17.9g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 11.3g | Protein: 9.7g | Calories: 111.9
Apple and Pork Stir-fry with Ginger
Very Good 4.2/5
(160 ratings)

This super simple supper is packed full of fruits and veggies.

Carbs: 41.2g | Fat: 8.5g | Fiber: 5.6g | Protein: 19.5g | Calories: 312.8
Pong Pong Pork Chops
Very Good 4.3/5
(278 ratings)

Boneless pork chops are drenched in a tasty peanut sauce in one of our favorite easy recipes.

Submitted by ONCEMORE2006

Carbs: 7.6g | Fat: 16.2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 24.3g | Calories: 268.6
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)


Carbs: 26.4g | Fat: 14.3g | Fiber: 6.8g | Protein: 36.1g | Calories: 384
Heart-Healthy Pork Feast
Good 3.8/5
(13 ratings)

This meal tastes of springtime, and it's light enough that it fits into a heart-healthy diet.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 25g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 28.5g | Calories: 266.1
Caribbean Pork with Pineapple
Very Good 4.1/5
(155 ratings)

Sweet and sour pork takes a trip to the islands! Printed with permission from the American Institute for Cancer Research.

Carbs: 22.8g | Fat: 10g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 18.2g | Calories: 246.2
(no ratings)

Submitted by NAPLESNANCY

Carbs: 30.4g | Fat: 9.5g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 33.5g | Calories: 491
Wasabi and Panko-Crusted Pork with Gingered Soy Sauce
(no ratings)

Look for panko and wasabi paste in the ethnic-foods section of the supermarket. Substitute chicken broth if you don't have sake or sherry on hand. Serve with rice and steamed snow peas and carrots for a complete meal.

---I often double the sauce so that I can also drizzle it over rice. The sauce can be a little thin so sometimes I'll add a little cornstarch to thicken it up

Submitted by DACQUISTO

Carbs: 11.3g | Fat: 13.1g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 34.1g | Calories: 317.1
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

From New Sonoma Diet book


Carbs: 0g | Fat: 12.7g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 33.4g | Calories: 258.2
Very Good 4.1/5
(22 ratings)

A great recipe to throw in the slow cooker before work and it will be ready for you when you get home from work.

Submitted by MRSLUD

Carbs: 43.6g | Fat: 11.5g | Fiber: 5.5g | Protein: 36.3g | Calories: 439.1
Red Beans and Rice with Andouille Sausage
(no ratings)

serve with worestershire sauce and/or hot sauce on the table (not included) and a green salad (romaine, green onion and cucumber).

Submitted by NAPLESNANCY

Carbs: 22.2g | Fat: 10.1g | Fiber: 6.2g | Protein: 14.4g | Calories: 222
Seared Pork Tenderloins With Blue Cheese Sauce
(no ratings)

Submitted by NAPLESNANCY

Carbs: 3.3g | Fat: 14.9g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 28.9g | Calories: 277.1
Brady Bunch Pork Chops
(no ratings)

I think this recipe is an absolute gem. Really, in all my years of cooking, I don't think I have ever made chops as delectable as these! Crispy-crunchy on the outside, meltingly tender and moist on the inside. The key, I think, is the salty milk marinade/brine, and making sure not to overcook them. Thanks to Gourmet Magazine for this one, although I "skinnyed" it
from the original recipe. Prep time does not include brining time of 1-4 hours.

Submitted by NAPLESNANCY

Carbs: 39.7g | Fat: 20.8g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 38.7g | Calories: 509.3
Incredible! 5.0/5
(4 ratings)

Submitted by JENNPICKLE

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 13.4g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 292.9
Potatoes and Ham Au Gratin
Very Good 4.2/5
(49 ratings)

A healthier version of a cold weather classic with a twist.


Carbs: 23.2g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 13.2g | Calories: 181.6
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Cooked in the Slowcooker.....recipe taken from

Submitted by GATORLADY10

Carbs: 9.8g | Fat: 16.9g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 28.1g | Calories: 307.8
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)


Submitted by DHARMA55

Carbs: 12.3g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 47.6g | Calories: 348.2
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